ARBITRATION WEEK 2019-NOTIFICATION FOR CALL FOR PAPERS

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Indian Law Society’s Centre for Arbitration and Mediation (ILSCA)

(Esd.2016)

Announces holding of

ARBITRATION WEEK 2019

(15th February to 18th February 2019)

NOTIFICATION FOR CALL FOR PAPERS

 

EVENT BRIEF:

The Indian Law Society’s Centre for Arbitration and Mediation (ILSCA), Pune has planned to organize a four days ‘Arbitration Week 2019’ at ILS Law College, Pune from 15thFebruary to 18th February 2019.

It involves an array of events aimed towards promoting and inculcating awareness abbot the need and advantages of Arbitration as an important mode of dispute resolution, amongst the students.  

The event comprises intense discussion and deliberation on matters of Arbitration over the course of four days. Each days’ event is designed in its unique way to deal with the subject of Arbitration in depth, be it in the form of a conference involving industry leaders or through an award writing competition.  

This event will finally witness presentations by 5 students from various law colleges across India, of their research on pre-specified topics. These students are selected through a rigorous screening process on the basis of submission of their research papers.

The benefits of calling for Research Papers are multi fold.

·        Students will have a chance to present their original thought and views on the subject after thorough analysis of the subject.

·        Students will be presenting their papers before the experts in the field.

·        Select students will also have the opportunity of sharing the stage with the leading experts in field of arbitration and discuss the subject as a part of the panel in the Conference.

ILSCA hereby calls for submission of research papers, for endowing the student/faculty presenters with the above stated benefits.

 

THEMES FOR THE RESEARCH ARTICLES:

 

1. Arbitration in the Construction Industry:

Recent Developments, Issues & Trends and Comparative Prospects with other Jurisdictions.

 

2. Investment Treaty Arbitration:

Trade-off between State interest and Investor interests.

 

3. Maritime Arbitration:

Issues, recent trends and Comparative prospects with other Jurisdictions.

 

4. Med-Arb: Vision v. Reality in India:

Comparative Prospects with other Jurisdictions

 

5. Institutional Arbitration:

Recent Developments, Issues & Trends and Comparative Prospects with other Jurisdictions.

 

RULES FOR SUBMISSIONS :

·        Abstracts of the original researched papers on any of the above mentioned themes are invited.

·        On selection of a theme, please intimate the same by 5th December 2018 by email- ials@vsnl.com

·        This is to avoid repetition of topic selection by several participants and give all participants a fair chance to be selected for conference presentation.

·        If there is repetition of topics selected – we at the Centre will take a call on the basis of first come first served basis and intimate to the author accordingly.

·        We will also inform the prospective authors – regarding availability of another topic for writing an abstract.

·        The authors can accordingly can write an abstract and send it on or before  10th December 2018.

·        Out of the received abstracts entries, 15 abstracts (3 from each theme) will be shortlisted and the selection will be intimated to the authors on 25th December 2018 -with a request to write the long article

·        Authors of shortlisted abstracts shall be required to send their full length paper on or before 25th January 2019.

·        These 15 authors will have to make a paper presentation of their full papers, in person, before experts at ILS Law College on 15th February 2018.

·        Finally, 5 papers of outstanding quality will be selected (i.e. 1 from each of the above mentioned topic) on 15th February 2018 who will have the privilege to present their paper in the conference along with the experts on the conference day on 16th February 2019.

 

Mode of Submission:

Guidelines for Submission of Abstracts

·        Intending authors shall send an intimation of chosen theme by 5th December 2018.

·        The chosen theme will then be approved within 2 business days. The sooner the author chooses and intimates the desired theme; the more time the author will get to write the abstract.

·        Intending Authors shall then send their Abstracts on the approved theme by email to: ials@vsnl.com and send also send the hard copy to the address mentioned below.

Mrs. Sathya Narayan

Director, ILSCA,

ILS Law College, Chiplunkar Road,’

Pune-411004

 

Number of Authors:

·        Research articles have to be authored individually only.

·        Joint authorship will not be considered

Word Count:

·        Abstract: less than 500 words

·        Last date for submitting abstract online: – 10th  December 2018

 

Abstracts without the registration fee will not be accepted for further reading

 

Guidelines for Submission of articles

i)                   Nature of Article

Research Article should be original and unpublished.

ii)                Deadline

Deadline for submission of long articles is 25 th January 2019.

iii)              Mode of Submission

Authors shall send their research articles by email to: ials@vsnl.com and also send hard copy to the address provided below.

Mrs. Sathya Narayan

Director, ILSCA,

ILS Law College, Chiplunkar Road,

Pune-411004

iv)               Number of Authors

Research articles have to be authored individually only. Joint authorship will not be considered.

v)                 Word Count

Minimum: 3000 words    Maximum: 5000 words  

(Exclusive of Footnotes and Bibliography)

 

vi)              Format of the Article

a.     File Type :                                   Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx)

b.     Page Size            :                                   A4

c.      Orientation:                              Portrait

d.     Margin:                                       Normal (2.54 cm on all sides)

e.     Alignment:                                Justified

f.       Font:                                            Times New Roman

g.     Font Size (Main Body):          12

h.     Font Size (Footnotes)            :           10

i.        Line Spacing (Main Body):   1.5

j.       Line Spacing (Footnotes):    1.0

 

vii)            Citation Format

Oxford University Standard for Citation of Legal Authorities (OSCOLA), 4th Edition.

Link to Free PDF of OSCOLA:

https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/published/OSCOLA_4th_edn_Hart_2012.pdf

Additional reference for citations under OSCOLA:

https://www.law.ox.ac.uk/publications/oscola.php

 

Selection Procedure

·        Last Date for intimating the theme selection – 5th December 2018

·        Last Date for submission of Abstracts online – 10th December 2018

·        Abstracts shall be reviewed for selection.

·        Out of the received abstracts – Three best abstracts from each topic will be selected i.e. 15 abstracts will be selected in all.

·        Authors whose abstracts are selected will be intimated on or before 25th December 2018 with a request to write the long article/paper

·        Authors of shortlisted abstracts shall be required to send their full length paper online (by email) on or before 25th January 2019.

·        Authors shall send their full length articles by email to: ials@vsnl.com.

·        Hard copy of the long Article to the following address.

 

Mrs. Sathya Narayan

Director, ILSCA,

ILS Law College, Chiplunkar Road,

Pune-411004

 

·        The authors of such shortlisted/ selected will be required to present their paper in person on 15th February 2019 before expert/experts for a final selection

·        Authors selected in this personation shall be privileged to be part of the panel of experts in the National Conference scheduled to be held on 16th February 2019.

·        Selected research articles shall be the property of ILSCA.

·        Selected research articles shall be considered for publication in the proposed ILSCA journal.

 

Abstracts and papers should be submitted as Word documents, with a covering letter containing the name and designation of the author(s), and should be emailed to ials@vsnl.com

 

IMPORTANT DATES:

Deadline for intimating abstract theme:                  5th December 2018

Deadline for Submission of Abstract:                         10th December 2018

Notification of Selection:                                               25th December 2018

Deadline for submission of Full Paper:                     25th January 2019

Date for Presentation                                                     15th February 2019

Date of National Conference                                        16th February 2019

 

For further queries contact any of the following     

Contact no: 020 25676866     between 10.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m.

Email: ials@vsnl.com

Faculty Coordinators:

1.     Mrs. Sathya Narayan, Director, ILSCA                  

2.     Ms. Anwita Dinkar, Research Associate, ILSCA  

Office Coordinator:

3.     Ms. Manjusha Gurjar    

 

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